History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Creswell Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Creswell, Derbyshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.2624 / 53°15'44"N

Longitude: -1.2168 / 1°13'0"W

OS Eastings: 452340

OS Northings: 374218

OS Grid: SK523742

Mapcode National: GBR MZYQ.C7

Mapcode Global: WHDFD.88TB

Plus Code: 9C5W7Q6M+X7

Entry Name: Creswell Junior School

Listing Date: 23 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79290

Location: Elmton with Creswell, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S80

County: Derbyshire

District: Bolsover

Civil Parish: Elmton with Creswell

Built-Up Area: Creswell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Elmton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in


5/120 (South Side)
Creswell Junior School

School. 1912 by G.H. Widdows. Red brick with plain tile roofs. Eight brick ridge
stacks. Single storey. V-shaped plan, radiating from an octagonal hall. The
octagonal hall has a pyramid roof with small lantern at the top. Lean-to arcaded
passage at ground floor with row of gables above. Segment-headed windows. The wings
are of twelve bays, terminating in gabled pavilions. The pavilions have a tripartite
arrangement of large 3-light centre window with timber mullions and transoms, fanked
by single light transomed windows. The centre window has a round-arched tympanum
with herringbone brickwork. The bays to the left are arranged 3-3-3. The centre
window of each bay is of three lights, with two transoms, and rises into a dormer
with hipped roof. The flanking windows are of 2-lights with one transom. The inside
of the V has similar treatment to the pavilions and continuous covered arcades.
Flat-roofed dormers. Additional V range of buildings within the outer V, not of
special interest. Widdows was one of the leading architects of his generation in the
field of the planning and design of schools.

Listing NGR: SK5232674309

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.